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SKK Mobile Android Frenzy

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 / 9 Comments
Good news for SKK Mobile fans, starting tomorrow they will a month long sale dubbed as "Android Frenzy". You can avail of discounts up to 400 pesos or a free phone during the sale period. The promo is available at all SKK Mobile stores, kiosk and dealers nationwide.

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TeknoGadyet was founded in May 28, 2013 by Anjie lou M. delos Reyes. He is a technically inclined person and loves gadgets of any kind. It all started because of the author's hobby of changing his mobile phones frequently. Later on, it becomes his passion to inform the Filipinos the current trends in Gadget and Technology.

Now he is committed to providing unbiased gadget reviews and as his way of saying Thank You TeknoGadyet will run Giveaways one after another.

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SKK Mobile Titanium Preview

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SKK Mobile Titanium Package

Phablet was started when Samsung released the first ever Galaxy Note, with great marketing they are able to convince people that larger screen has its advantages and they also able to managed to bring back the use of stylus in today's era. When screen size matters, SKK Mobile Titanium can give what you need, it has a massive 6-inch screen and runs Android Jelly Bean 4.1.1 out of the box.

SKK Mobile A3 Android Phone Giveaway

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Want to win a Brand New Android phone? Just read more for easy entries!!!

SKK Mobile Radiance Giveaway Winner

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Congratulations to the WINNER of the first ever TeknoGadyet giveaway. To those who did not win all I can say is THANK YOU for participating and supporting this giveaway. The SKK Mobile Radiance Giveway is just the beginning and as promised I will be giving away a brand new SKK Mobile A3.

MediaTek MT8135: big.LITTLE MP CPU PowerVR G6200 GPU

Monday, July 29, 2013 / No Comments
MediaTek MT8135 (Click to enlarge)

After the recent announcement of MT6592 octa-core SoC, MediaTek surprise us again with their new chipset the MT8135. It uses a modified version of ARM's big.LITTLE architecture utilizing dual-core Cortex A15 CPU plus dual-core Cortex A7 CPU. This technology is similar to Exynos 5 Octa BUT the main difference is that all four cores can work simultaneously and can even fire up all at the same time.

SKK Mobile SkyPad Ultra Review: Tablet in the Sky

Sunday, July 28, 2013 / 17 Comments


The SkyPad Ultra is the newest addition to SKK Mobile tablets, the device packs a 7-inch capacitive IPS LCD display with HD resolution (1280x800). The tablet is powered by a 1.6GHz Dual Core A9 CPU, a Quad Core Mali400 GPU and coupled with 1GB of RAM.

To ensure adequate storage, it has an 8GB internal and further expandable up to 32GB via micro SD. Connectivity options includes Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and  Micro USB with OTG support.

Arc Mobile 450QD vs CM Thunder 2.0 vs Torque Droidz Quad

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From left to right, Arc Mobile 450QD, CM Thunder 2.0, Torque Droidz Quad

Quad-Core devices are becoming cheaper locally, especially that brands release their "high end" series. Arc Mobile, Cherry Mobile and Torque offer the cheapest quad-core Android phones to date. All of which are using the power efficient MediaTek MT6589 chipset clocked at 1.2GHz, PowerVR SGX544MP GPU coupled with 512MB of RAM.

MediaTek True Octa-Core Announced

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Mediatek


MediaTek announced the worlds first True Octa-Core chipset for smart devices. We first heard the Octa-Core term when Samsung released their Exynos 5 processor but we learned that it is just a marketing gimmick since only one set of four cores are firing up in a given event. Motorola also used that term in their X8 Mobile Computing System (SoC that powering the recent Motorola Droids) but it is worse than Exynos 5 since it is just a combination of dual core CPU, quad core GPU and 2 sensors.

SKK Mobile SkyPad Sketch: 8GB 7-inch Jelly Bean Tablet for PHP2999

Saturday, July 27, 2013 / 5 Comments
SkyPad Sketch

The SKK Mobile SkyPad Sketch is an affordable tablet which runs Android Jelly Bean 4.1 out of the box. It is a 5-point multi-touch 7-inch tablet with WVGA (800x480) resolution, powered by a single core 1GHz processor coupled with 512MB of RAM.

Cherry Mobile Cosmos X Available Now!!

Friday, July 26, 2013 / No Comments


The recently announced Cherry Mobile Cosmos X is now available at Cherry Angels' for PHP 9,999. You can also view the first unboxing video via their Facebook page. Based on the video, there are freebies like screen protector and flip case.

Cherry Mobile Cosmos X, X2, S and Z Unveiled

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 / 2 Comments
Cosmos Z

Tonight during the "Bigger and Brighter" event Cherry Mobile finally announced the Cosmos Series of smartphones. The Cosmos X, X2, S and Z, all of which will have an 18MP main camera, quad-core MediaTek chipset, Android Jelly Bean 4.2 and the screens will be scratch resistant as well. "We are the first local brand to bring Super AMOLED and Full HD Technology to the Philippines! - via twitter."

Motorola Droid Mini, Ultra and Maxx Announced

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Motorola Droid

It's been a while since the last time Motorola released their handset, few hours ago the Google company announced their new Droid line-up, the Droid Mini, Droid Ultra and Droid Maxx. As you may guess, the devices are of different sizes and target audience. All devices will use the 1.7GHz Motorola X8 Mobile Computing System with 2GB of RAM and 400MHz quad-core GPU and will run Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 out of the box.

Cherry Mobile Bigger and Brighter

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 / No Comments
Bigger and Brighter

Cherry Mobile posted a new teaser both on their Facebook page and Twitter account dubbed as "The world is about to get even better." The teaser is accompanied by a picture as shown above, with bigger and brighter written in bold letters. There is also a transparent C and the background seems to be a galaxy or universe.

Ubuntu Edge: Dual Boot OS Smartphone

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Ubuntu Edge

Canonical turns to Indiegogo for funding of their latest project, the Ubuntu Edge. The project aims to provide a low-volume, high-technology platform, crowdfunded by enthusiasts and mobile computing professionals. The Ubuntu Edge is a smarthphone that can be converted to a full blown computing device (Ubuntu PC) when connected to a larger display.

Acer Iconia W3 Available at Smart FlexiSurf

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Acer Iconia W3-810

The Smart Broadband FlexiSurf Plan offers one of the worlds first 8.1-inch Windows 8 Tablet. It is currently available in either Power Plug It or Pocket WiFi Plan with full upfront payment of PHP14500. The price seems to be reasonable since its SRP is around USD500 or about PHP21000 on current exchange rate. If it is hard or expensive for you to shell out the amount you can opt to go for installment basis, you can add PHP650 on top of your monthly bill for 24 months.

LOCKET: Earn By Unlocking Your Android Device

Sunday, July 21, 2013 / No Comments
Locket


Yes, you read it right, with Locket you can earn real money by just unlocking your Android device. Sound easy? Yes it is, you will get paid for just having ads on your lockscreen.

You will need to install the Locket app and your good to go. You will earn one cent for every unlock of your device up to a maximum of three cents every hour which translate to 72 cents per day or around 5 dollars a week. Of course that is the ideal one, since all of us are not awake 24/7 you will probably get less.

Samsung Galaxy Mega Available at Smart Postpaid

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Samsung Galaxy Mega

The biggest phablet from Samsung is now available on smart postpaid. The Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 I9205 is currently being offered free at All-in Plan 1200 with PHP 500 cash out per month for 24 months. The Mega 6.3 packs a massive 6.3 inch of 720p resolution, 1.7GHz Dual Core Krait, Adreno 305, 1.5GB of RAM and ample battery of 3200mAh.

SKK Mobile SkyPad Ultra Preview

Saturday, July 20, 2013 / No Comments
SKK Mobile SkyPad Ultra

The SkyPad Ultra is the latest Tablet from SKK Mobile, a 7-inch tablet packed with HD (1280x800) screen for only PHP 5199. It runs Android Jelly 4.1.1 out of the box and powered by a 1.6GHz Dual Core CPU and Quad Core Mali400 GPU.

SKK Mobile Chrome Spotted: Quad-Core with 8GB ROM

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SKK Mobile Chrome

While doing the gadget hunt, I spotted the SKK Mobile Chrome in a brochure and signage. The Chrome is currently the cheapest quad-core offering from SKK Mobile, priced at only PHP 7999 (since both the SKK Silver and SKK Platinum have an SRP of PHP 9999). It is a dual SIM dual standby phone with a 1.2GHz quad-core processor coupled with 1GB of RAM.

Arc Mobile Nitro 450QD Review: Cheapest Quad Core

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INTRODUCTION:

The Arc Mobile came a little late in the Philippine mobile market, they just introduced their product line last May, 2013. Even though the competition is a bit tough it does not hold them back to compete.

Their strategy is to offer their handsets and tablets as cheap as possible without sacrificing the quality and performance. The Arc Mobile Nitro 450QD is exceptionally cheap at only PHP 5499, actually it is the cheapest quad core you will currently find in the local market.

SKK Mobile Joins The Great Northern Sale

Thursday, July 18, 2013 / No Comments
SKK Mobile Sale
The SKK Mobile announced that they will join the SM North Edsa "Great Northern Sale" starting tomorrow July 19 up to Sunday July 21. You will be able to get discounts if up to 600 pesos or a free SKK F1 phone when you buy SKK Silver.

MyPhone Iceberg: 5.7-inch Quad Core Phablet

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MyPhone Iceberg

MyPhone announces today their latest flagship, the Iceberg, it is a 5.7-inch quad-core phablet joining the likes of SKK Silver and CM Blaze 2.0, though it is better since it is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 2. It also has an aluminum body which adds to the premium of being a flagship.

Huawei G525 vs Lenovo A706 vs ZTE Blade E

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From left to right, Huawei G525, Lenovo A706 and ZTE Blade E

Today it is not only the local brands that are flooding the local market with cheap quad core devices, even the BIG 3 from China are also here to compete. Huawei, Lenovo and ZTE are Chinese phone manufacturers that belongs to the top 5 producers of mobile phone in the world. All of them released their budget quad core in the Philippines to gain more traction in an already saturated competition.

Lenovo A706 Quad Core for only PHP 7990

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 / No Comments
Lenovo A706

More and more international brand is getting on a cheap quad core bandwagon, yesterday Lenovo announced that the A706 is now available thru phone retailers and dealers. The A706 is priced at PHP 7990 which seems to be competitive not only with ZTE and Huawei rivals but also with the local brand.

Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 / 1 Comment

Samsung just announced the latest member of the Book 9 family of PCs, the ATIV Book 9 Lite. The latest release is to fill the gap on the low-end side of the touch ultrabook series of the company with SRP of US$ 799.

Cherry Mobile Razor Will Be Available Starting July 19

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RazorRush
Earlier today, Cherry Mobile posted on their Facebook and Twitter page that the most anticipated and cheapest dragon trail protected smartphone Razor will be available starting this weekend, July 19 at SM North Edsa while the other retailer and distributor will be able to sell it on July 22.

Apple iPhone Allegedly Killed a Woman

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Last week we learned about a Samsung Galaxy SIII exploded in a woman's pants, this time its an Apple iPhone that allegedly killed a woman. According to the report, a 23 year old woman named Ma Ailun was electrocuted while trying to answer a phone call on her iPhone, which was being charged at that time.

Arc Mobile Nitro 450QD Preview

Sunday, July 14, 2013 / No Comments
Arc Mobile Nitro 450QD

Arc Mobile enters the Philippine mobile market a little late however it seems that they know exactly what they are doing, offering their handset with a lower price bracket packed with a capable specifications. Meet the Nitro 450QD, the cheapest quad core device you will currently find in the market priced at only PHP 5499.

RoyQueen Elite: Quad-Core Exynos 4412 Tablet

Thursday, July 11, 2013 / 3 Comments
RoyQueen Elite: Quad-Core Exynos 4412 Tablet
RoyQueen Elite: Quad-Core Exynos 4412 Tablet


Ever hear of RoyQueen? Maybe not and same goes to me. Last Tuesday I went to SM Centerpoint in Sta. Mesa and visit their Cyberzone area, a person of one Kiosk is giving flyers of their product and I just get it without checking what it is. Later that day while when I got back home I check the flyer and found out that they are selling Speakers and Android tablets.

SPECS

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I created a new section/page on my blog called SPECS, this is actually a collection of  mobile phone and tablet specifications. The whole idea is to create a page wherein you can actually view the specs of the gadget you are looking for in one blog/site.

Samsung Galaxy SIII Exploded!!!

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 / No Comments
Burnt Samsung Galaxy SIII

An 18 year old girl in Switzerland suffered burnt injury in her leg after her Samsung Galaxy SIII exploded on her pants. According to the report from Le Matin the victim was on her work when the incident happened and her boss ripped off her pants in order to avoid further injury.

Cherry Mobile Fusion Air: 7-inch Jelly Bean Tablet for PHP2999

Monday, July 8, 2013 / No Comments

Cherry Mobile just unveiled in the their Facebook and Twitter page the newest member of the Fusion tablet series, the Fusion Air. It is  a 7 inch tablet with WVGA resolution and 5 point capacitive multitouch. In terms of hardware, it packed a single core 1GHz processor with Mali 400 GPU coupled with 512MB of RAM and runs Android Jelly Bean 4.2 out of the box.

Arc Mobile Memo: 5.3-inch Quad-Core Phablet @ Under PHP 7000

Sunday, July 7, 2013 / 19 Comments
Image courtesy of www.arcmobile.com.ph

Arc Mobile is one of the newcomers in the Philippine mobile market, and it seems that they are very serious in making the Filipinos know their existence. Upon visiting their website yesterday, I gaze upon one smartphone that I believe could be their flagship, the Arc Mobile Memo.

Arc Mobile Nitro 500D: 5-inch Phablet at PHP 4,199

Saturday, July 6, 2013 / 3 Comments
Image courtesy of www.arcmobile.com.ph

Maybe you have not heard the Arc Mobile brand, honestly I was not aware of them as well until I came across with their Kiosk at SM Dasmarinas. And to satisfy the curiosity out of me, I checked what they have to offer. Arc Mobile offerings are quite similar to local brands and the likes, they have basic phones, Android tablets and of course Android phones.

Back Part of Nokia EOS/909 Appeared!

Friday, July 5, 2013 / No Comments
Image Courtesy of @evleaks

The Nokia EOS is one of the most anticipated devices from Nokia, and there are already many rumors that came with it in the past. Many are expecting that it will be the Lumia counterpart of the Nokia Pureview 808.

Today @evleaks twitted two consecutive information for the said device. The first twit was about the back of the Nokia EOS or Elvis that is bound for AT&T. The back of the device was similar to the leaked photos that we saw at GSMArena last month. Many people already concluded that this is the Lumia 1020. However after a while another twit came out indicating that it will be dubbed as Nokia 909 instead of Lumia 1020.

Facebook-Samsung Mobile Partnership?

Thursday, July 4, 2013 / No Comments

Facebook seems to be eager in getting Samsung approval for a mobile partnership, after the visit of its chief executive Mark Zuckerberg two weeks ago another top Facebook official visit Samsung today. Sheryl Sandberg the chief operating officer of the social media giant meet Shim Soo-ok the vice president of Samsung Electronics as what many believed to be a quick follow of Mark's visit.

Sun Cellular offers Samsung Galaxy S3 @ Plan 999

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 / No Comments
Samsung Galaxy SIII

Samsung Galaxy S3 was the previous Samsung flagship Android phone and still remains as one of the most powerful handset offerings. In fact it is much more capable and cheaper than the Galaxy S4 Mini. Sun Cellular brings you closer in owning one with their Galaxy SIII sale. The phone is available at Plan 999 with PHP 7,200 cash out which can be be distributed throughout the entire holding period which is 24 months which is equivalent to PHP 300 per month.

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